Santa Rosa plum growing tree of the genus Prunus also known as Prunus salicina ‘Santa Rosa’, Santa Rosa plum perennial deciduous plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and grow in hardiness zone 5-10.

Leaves color green in oval shape.

Flower color white five petals, the flowers grow in clusters.

Santa rosa plum fruits

Fruit shape round, the peel is purple-red inside color is peach yellow

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Requirements for Santa rosa plum growing and care:

Cool winter, if the tree attack in the beginning of the winter need to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant

Is it necessary to graft in Santa rosa plum?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to pests and disease

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
Weak, dead and thin branches

Size of the plant?
4-14 m, 12-42 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
No

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

General information about the flower
White flowers five petals

Thinning the bloom:
Firsts years recommend thinning

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Santa rosa plum fruits?
Eaten raw, jams, juice, alcohol, cakes

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the trees with net or protect the fruit with traps

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-4 years

Scientific name:

Prunus salicina “Santa Rosa

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